HP networked printer -- hp-setup won't use, hp-probe finds

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl
Mon Jun 4 04:56:10 UTC 2012

ppd file are actually human readable, you get a fragment that tell you how 
to filter postscript to produce output.

eg. my OfficeJet 8500 filter is based on it.

On Sun, 3 Jun 2012, Thomas Mueller wrote:

> Polytropon, you mention ppd files (.ppd or .ppd.gz).
> Is this the binary plugin that hplip was unable to install for me?
> Or am I grasping at straws?
> Somehow I thought the binary plugin was much bigger than the .ppd.gz files found in
> /usr/local/share/ppd/HP/
> Tom

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